Rand Paul assaulted in home, spokeswoman says Paul 'is fine'

Report Sen. Rand Paul Assaulted In His Kentucky Home

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., listens to questions on health care and the Republican effort to repeal ObamaCare.

Boucher, of Bowling Green, was charged with fourth-degree assault with a minor injury and was being held at Warren County jail on $5,000 bond.

"The assailant was arrested and it is now a matter for the police", Cooper's statement continued.

Troopers determined that Rene A. Boucher, 59, had "intentionally assaulted Paul causing a minor injury", the news release said. Stay with 8News online and on air for the latest updates. The statement said Paul was "blindsided" by the assault but she did not provide further details.

World of Warcraft Will Expand Legion's Levelling System Across the Whole Game
Blizzard announced World of Warcraft Classic during its BlizzCon 2017 keynote, which is a " classic " server option for WoW. To start with, players will gain access to 6 new playable sub-races, 3 for each faction.

NBC affiliate WAVE 3 reported that, according to a neighbor, Paul was mowing his lawn at the time of the assault.

Paul, an ophthalmologist, dropped out of the race for president in February 2016 and successfully ran for re-election as a senator.

Kentucky State Board of Election voting records list Boucher as an enrolled Democrat. He was licensed in 1998.

Republican Senator Rand Paul was also at the scene of the Congressional baseball shooting in June, when Bernie Sanders supporter James Hodgkinson opened fire, critically injuring Rep. Steve Scalise.

Related:

  • PM Modi inaugurates India's first world food fair in New Delhi

    PM Modi inaugurates India's first world food fair in New Delhi

    This is the first time that India is hosting such an event for the food processing sector. He said that India is one of the fastest growing economies of the world.
    New Overwatch hero Moira and new map revealed

    New Overwatch hero Moira and new map revealed

    There's no release date set for the latest Overwatch hero yet, though it's likely she'll arrive with the Blizzard World map. Her right hand fires a long-range beam weapon that saps enemies' health, healing Moira and replenishing her biotic energy.
    Osweiler Named Starting QB By Broncos

    Osweiler Named Starting QB By Broncos

    He was cut by Cleveland during training camp and signed to be Denver's backup ahead of its season opener in September. That final year when they won the Super Bowl , he went 5-2 as the starter while the future Hall of Famer was injured.
  • Mobile, Sprint Call Off Merger Talks

    Mobile, Sprint Call Off Merger Talks

    Consumers are paying less for cellphone service, thanks to T-Mobile's influence on the industry and the resultant price wars. Although it has cut its costs, Sprint is saddled with considerable debt and has endured numerous annual losses.
    Police investigate 'credible' rape claim against Weinstein

    Police investigate 'credible' rape claim against Weinstein

    The disgraced movie producer, 65, showed up at her building after repeatedly calling her, according to the publication. We then sought to garner corroboration - this happened seven years ago - and we found corroboration.
    Aussie Senate president caught up in parliamentary citizenship fiasco

    Aussie Senate president caught up in parliamentary citizenship fiasco

    Speaking to Sky News on Tuesday evening, Trade Minister Steven Ciobo said it would be a "silly idea". Look no further than the actions of senator Stephen Parry to understand why.
  • Why it should worry you that Trump's Twitter feed went down

    Why it should worry you that Trump's Twitter feed went down

    The reason this happened? The error message is usually for accounts that have been deleted, rather than suspended by Twitter. A Twitter employee, on his last day at the job, deactivated the account of Donald Trump on the social network.
    Scientists discover hidden chamber in Great Pyramid

    Scientists discover hidden chamber in Great Pyramid

    Muons (elementary particles similar to electrons) originate from collisions between cosmic rays and atoms in the upper atmosphere. They saw those rooms but, to their surprise, they found an additional large space as well.
    Trump thinks twice on sending NY attacker to Guantanamo

    Trump thinks twice on sending NY attacker to Guantanamo

    Two weeks ago, a jury took four hours to convict a man in a September 2016 bombing in New York City that wounded 30 people. He noted over 500 defendants have been convicted of terrorism-related crimes since the September 11, 2001, attacks.
  • SC refers individual cases against demonetisation to constitution bench

    SC refers individual cases against demonetisation to constitution bench

    The High Court had dismissed the Delhi government's claim that the AAP-Centre tussle was a "classic" federal dispute. SC said, the LG will be the administrative head and will not be bound to advise of the council of ministers.
    Houston QB Deshaun Watson out for the season

    Houston QB Deshaun Watson out for the season

    The Injury apparently came in practice on Thursday and was suffered without contact to the rookie. Photo Deshaun Watson after the Texans' 41-38 loss to the Seahawks in Seattle on Sunday.
    Even Apple Can't Believe Apple's Q4 Results

    Even Apple Can't Believe Apple's Q4 Results

    While that only represents a 2% increase year-over-year, Apple's other products more than picked up the slack. He said he expects the current quarter to be the company's biggest ever, after a "sensational year" for 2017.

Comments

Latest news

Start Him - Former Liverpool Star Gives West Ham Team Selection Advice
Liverpool cut through West Ham like a knife through butter! Liverpool, on the other hand, had them wrapped up with the goal . It was simply woeful defending and summed up yet another miserable night for West Ham at the London Stadium.

Yemen's Houthi fire missile at Saudi Arabia's Riyadh
According to videos published on social media, smoke could be seen rising near Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport. A senior Yemeni air force official told CNN that the claims that Saudi Arabia intercepted the ballistic missile is false.

Jose Mourinho speaks on Nemanja Matic's move to Manchester United
In a sudden, and shock, move, Matic left the Premier League champions as Manchester United snapped him up for over £35m. He continued: 'Honestly if I wanted to risk him I could do this against Bournemouth, I could do this against Roma.

Trump said to be souring on son-in-law
The former advisor added, " I would say [Kushner] should go back to real estate in NY . The White House didn't respond to Vanity Fair's request for comment.

Starbucks Announces TAZO Sale to Unilever
Results: EPS of 55 cents, meeting views, but falling short of sales expectations with $5.698 billion in revenue. Starbucks said that, by selling Tazo, it would "sharpen its focus on its up-level tea strategy with Teavana ".

A Surprising New Orangutan Species Was Just Identified, And It's Critically Endangered
Giving it the scientific name Pongo tapanuliensis , scientists have identified this first great ape species in almost 90 years. Erik Meijaard of the Australian National University said: "Great apes are among the best-studied species in the world".

Broadcom is reportedly exploring a massive acquisition of $80 billion Qualcomm
Since then, though, smartphone sales growth has slowed and Intel has succeeded in placing its modems in some iPhone models. Regulators are still reviewing Qualcomm's $38.1 billion proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors for $38.1 billion.

Gender gap grows again after a decade
The UK ranks 95th in the world for income equality, with women in the UK earning on average 45% less per year than men. However, gender equality does appear to promote better economic performance, according to numerous studies.

Extra Vacation For Nonsmokers
The company has introduced a paid leave allowance to non-smokers, giving them an extra six days off per year . Smoking at work will cost you more than a week of precious vacation time at one Japanese company.

Defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon resigns admitting his behaviour had 'fallen short'
The post Britain's May replaces defence minister in growing harassment scandal appeared first on Vanguard News . He told the BBC that what had been "acceptable 15, 10 years ago is clearly not acceptable now".

Suspect in Colorado Walmart Shooting Is Arrested, ID'd
Thornton police say 47-year-old Scott Ostrem was arrested Thursday morning, about 14 hours after he fled the store in a auto . A man suspected of killing three people at a Colorado Walmart on Wednesday evening (local time) has been arrested.

Spanish court postpones questioning of six Catalan legislators
The deposed leader was photographed in a cafe in Brussels on Thursday while other Catalan government members appeared in court . The high court, known as the the Audiencia Nacional, had ordered Puigdemont and the 13 other ministers to appear.

Hairy Heidi Klum Dons 'Thriller' Werewolf Guise for Halloween Bash
Klum really got into act when she performed the classic " Thriller " dance at the party, which was held at Moxy Times Square . With little help from her prosthetic chest and hand, the 44-year-old model looked no less horrifying than MJ himself.

The Starbucks Holiday Cups Are Officially Here — ALERT
For the 2017 holiday season , the company is ditching their trademark red cups in favor of a do-it-yourself motif . The cup sparked outrage with its lack of Christmas and winter symbols such as snowflakes, trees or presents.

Australia to ban climbing on Uluru from 2019
Indigenous Australians have also complained about visitors urinating on the rock, potentially contaminating water sources. More than 30 people have died attempting the climb, which is often closed during periods of high temperatures or weather.

Other news